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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Very Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Tempest


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Tempest

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is American Leonard Slatkin who is about to take on the mantle of chief conductor of the BBC Symphony
Orchestra. Renowned for his championing of both American and British composers, his aim has always been to demystify music of all kinds. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Leonard Slatkin

: An Act of Worship

With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Book of the Week: Just William 2000

Not Much. Final part. For details see Easter Monday


Writer: Richmal Crompton
Reader: Martin Jarvis

: Woman's Hour

With Sheila McClennon and guests. Amanda Vickery concludes her Georgian tour at
Scarborough. Drama: Daughters of Britannia. Part 15. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Unknown: Amanda Vickery

: Doing the Duero

Concluding a series in which explorer
John Harrison canoes the length of the Duero River through Spain and Portugal. Portugal. Harrison paddles through Portugal and learns the history of port. He meets the British community which preserves 18th-centurytradition, and he finally arrives at the sea. Producer Mary Price


Unknown: John Harrison

: Married

A comedy series by Tony Bagley.
3: Betrayal. Divorced and penniless he may be, but Robin is about to discoverthat life can be sweet in his new universe - even if it is at someone else's expense.
Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: Tony Bagley.
Producer: Claire Jones
Robin: Hugh Bonneville
Lesley: Josle Lawrence
Dirk: Stephen Frost
Murdo: Lewis MacLeod
DC Joyce: Lewis MacLeod
Ned: Sam Bradley
Maxine: Ann Gosling
DS Cotton: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Trixie Rawlinson.
Editor Chris Burns
PHONE: [number removed]. E-MAIL: youand yours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson.
Editor: Chris Burns

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Food Court

John Humphrys puts our food chain to the test. Today Professor Hugh Pennington , the food poisoning specialist who investigated Scotland's worst outbreak of E coli, gives his opinion on the new food standards agency. The panel in the studio includes Lord Haskins, chairman of the government's task force for better regulation, food writer and boradcaster Joanna Blythman and Sue davies of the Consumers' Association. Producer Steve Peacock. Repeated Sunday 8pm


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Professor Hugh Pennington
Unknown: Joanna Blythman
Producer: Steve Peacock.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: So Long Life

A dark comedy by Peter Nichols about an elderly woman who is forced to endure her birthday party surrounded by her argumentative family. Set in Bristol, the play looks at the competing egos in a family which regularly seems to do all the right things for all the wrong reasons.
Music Philip Pope. Producer Bruce Hyman. Director Andy Jordan


Comedy By: Peter Nichols
Music: Philip Pope.
Producer: Bruce Hyman.
Director: Andy Jordan
Alice: Constance Chapman
Greg: Patrick Malahide
Jill: Alison Steadman
Wendy: Diana Quick
Imogen: Teresa Gallagher
Mark: Ian Burfield

: Logged On: [number removed]

PCs are meant to make I ife easier, but few users get by without some kind of breakdown - nervous or technological. This week Quentin Cooper tackles the problems of technology. Producers Anna Buckley
E MAIL: loggedon@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/webwise


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producers: Anna Buckley

: Holes

By Louis Sachar , read by William Hootkins. Final part. Fordetails see Easter Monday


Unknown: Louis Sachar
Read By: William Hootkins.

: Lost Voices

Politics. Former cabinet minister Kenneth Baker examines how the language of politics has changed since the advent of television. Final part. For details see Easter Monday


Unknown: Kenneth Baker

: Open Book

Nick Revell discovers what is happening in the world of books, including this week's reading from the award-winning children's novel Holes by Louis Sachar. Repeatedfrom Sunday4pm


Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Louis Sachar.

: The Message

Alex Brodie and his guests engage in lively conversation about how current media trends affect Our lives. Producer Dave Harvey


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Producer: Dave Harvey

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical comedy panel game from the Adrian Boult Hall in the Birmingham Conservatoire, alongside the BBC's Futureworld Exhibition. With Alan Coren , Phill Jupitus , Fred Macaulay and Rachael Heyhoe -
Flint. Producer Lucy Armitage. Repeated tommorow 12. 30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Adrian Boult Hall
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Fred MacAulay
Unknown: Rachael Heyhoe
Producer: Lucy Armitage.

: The Archers

Phil is rash, but Julia is rasher.
Written by Joanna Toye. Director Sean O'Connor
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]


Written By: Joanna Toye.
Director: Sean O'Connor
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Julia: Mary Wimbush
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
George: Graham Roberts
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Caroline: Sara Coward
Jean-Paul: Yves Aubert
Janet: Moir Leslie
Jolene: Buffy Davis

: Front Row

John Wilson with arts interviews and news. Producer Tanya Hudson


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Tanya Hudson

: Daughters of Britannia

Fourcenturies of diplomatic life as experienced by wives and daughters. 15: Living without Children. Posted to St Petersburg at the beginning of the 19th century, Ann Disbrowe is separated from hertwo small daughters.
Elizabeth McNeill endures the deaths of four of herfive children in 1820s Persia.
For details see Easter Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Ann Disbrowe
Unknown: Elizabeth McNeill

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby isjoined at the Seaford
Community College, East Sussex, by panellists including Michael Brunson , lain Duncan Smith MP and Lord Phillips.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Michael Brunson
Unknown: Duncan Smith
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Insight, anecdote and history from the doyen of commentators.
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Sunday8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.
Producer: Tony Grant.

: The Friday Play: The Inn at Lydda

By John Wolfson. The dying Roman emperor Tiberius sets sail for Judea to be healed by a man who, it is said, can perform miracles. He arrives at Lydda, on the way to Jerusalem, to hear that Jesus the healer was crucified three days earlier.


Writer: John Wolfson
Director: John Tydeman
Tiberius: David de Keyser
Jesus: Michael Maloney
John: Simon Treves
Quintius: Timothy Bentinck
Thrysullus: John Rye
Caligula: Robert Portal
Mnester: Richard Pearce
Helen: Jenny Funnell

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.
Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/worldtonight


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell

: Book at Bedtime: The Pilot's Wife

By Anita Shreve. 5: Kathryn is faced with the nightmare that her husband's plane crash may be attributed to suicide. For details see Easter Monday


Unknown: Anita Shreve.

: Late Tackle

Jonathan Agnew follows the Groundhoppers on their spring tour of footballing outposts. He looks ahead to the Rugby League Challenge Cup final in Edinburgh and hears from one of football's Unsung heroes. Producer Simon Crosse


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Producer: Simon Crosse

: News

: The Late Book: Acting Strangely

Written and read by Martin Jarvis. Swimming with Sharks. Final part. For details see Easter Monday(R)


Read By: Martin Jarvis.

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